Fitness

  • Sign up for a charity challenge

    Sign up for a charity challenge

    3 May 2020

    Taking part in a charity event is a great way to motivate yourself to get fit. Christina Neal explains why it could be a great opportunity to get in shape and achieve your goals while doing good. Do you lack…

  • Get the most out of your workout

    Get the most out of your workout

    3 May 2020

    Stuck in a rut when it comes to your exercise routine? Not getting the dream body you desire? Find out how to get more out of your workouts and make exercise more fun with personal trainer Ian Gardner’s top tips.…

  • Best foods to fuel your workout

    Best foods to fuel your workout

    3 May 2020

    Nutrition plays a vital role in improving your fitness, so ensure you’re eating the right foods to complement your exercise routine. Here are some of the best foods to give you energy for your workout and ensure you get the…

  • How fitness trends have changed

    How fitness trends have changed

    3 May 2020

    Fitness trends come and go, with one form of exercise purported to be perfect for your health and waistline one minute, only to be superseded by something else before long. Performance coach Jeff Archer from wellbeing company The Tonic 365 looks…

  • How to make exercise fun

    How to make exercise fun

    2 May 2020

    Life is short. Too short to be spent following strict diets and exercise plans you don’t enjoy. So you need to make your workouts fun in order to be able to stick to your routine, says Christina Neal. If you…

  • Why we need to be more active

    Why we need to be more active

    2 May 2020

    That daily exercise class won’t make up for hours and hours of sitting still. Indeed, too much resting – even if you are doing regular exercise most days – can have a detrimental affect on your health. Former GP Juliet…

  • Don’t let quarantine ruin your running

    Don’t let quarantine ruin your running

    30 April 2020

    Running is one of the few pleasures (and sports) still allowed during this national quarantine. Dominic Bliss suggests ways you can maintain your form during the lockdown. Nelson Mandela was a man who knew a thing or two about isolation.…

  • Staying positive when your race has been cancelled

    Staying positive when your race has been cancelled

    30 April 2020

    Did you have a spring marathon or a similar event that you’d trained hard for over a period of many months cancelled at the last minute? Are you feeling frustrated? Psychologist Dr Josephine Perry reveals how to turn disappointment into…

  • 7 home workouts to stay fit

    7 home workouts to stay fit

    30 April 2020

    Staying active and being healthy is now more important than ever, but figuring out how to exercise effectively within the confines of your house can be tricky. While there are many obvious physical benefits to exercise, physical activity also causes…

  • Beginner’s guide to open water swimming

    Beginner’s guide to open water swimming

    30 April 2020

    Louise Pyne reveals the benefits of open water swimming and lists some of the best open water swim events in the UK.   Whether you’re dipping into lakes, wading your way through rivers, or diving into the deep blue sea,…